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Sarasota County Sustainability: 2020 Year in Review


January 29, 2021

2020 brought us the challenge of finding new ways to come together and bring sustainability to our community. We took some time to reflect on the past year and highlight positive outcomes and successes, despite a year full of challenge and adversity. ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: 2020, 2021, Accomplishments, Award, Efficiency, Energy, Event, Goals, Grant, Newyear, Pgm_Sustain, Review, SCW, Success, Sustainability, Upgrade, Virtual, Water

4-H Strong


July 6, 2020

My name is Ilana Shimmel and I’m the 4-H Program Assistant in Flagler County. I was in 4-H from age 8 to 18, a member of the horse program, so being the program assistant for 4-H is very dear to my heart. I'm fortunate enough to have the ability ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth
Tags: 2020, 4-H, Seniors

ENTOMOLOGY DAY CAMPS USED FOR ECOLOGICAL OUTREACH & SCIENCE CAREER EDUCATION


April 11, 2020

McCormick, Kaydie, Woodard, Chelsea, McIntyre, Tina, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, 250 W. County Home Road, Sanford, FL Situation: Many of the integrated pest management (IPM) principles used in the home and garden to encourage beneficial ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Camp, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 Central District Symposium, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, C. Woodard, Central District, Horticulture, IPM, Kaydie McCormick, Sanford, Seminole County, T.McIntyre, UF IFAS Extension, Youth Entomology

DEMONSTRATING A BETTER WAY TO COUNT: UTILIZING DRONES FOR MANATEE SYNOPTIC SURVEYS


April 11, 2020

B.J. Scharf1 and J.S. Strickland2 1 Marine Science Agent – UF/IFAS Extension Hernando County; 16110 Aviation Loop Drive, Brooksville, FL 2 County Extension Director and Agricultural Agent – UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County; 1921 Kissimmee ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, B. J. Scharf, Central District, Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission, FWC, Hernando County, J. S. Strickland, Manatee, Natural Resources, Osceola County, UF IFAS Extension

HERBICIDE MIXING MATH FOR NATURAL AREAS


April 11, 2020

K. Stump, UF/IFAS Extension, Osceola County, Kissimmee, FL Situation: Land managers rely on herbicide to control invasive species in natural areas. However, improper application can have unintended environmental impacts and waste time, money, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Environmental Impacts, FL., Herbicide, K. Stump, Kissimmee, Land Management, Natural Resources, Osceola Co.., UF IFAS Extension

GO SPRINGS & GET WET! EDUCATING THE PUBLIC ABOUT WATER ON THE WATER


April 11, 2020

A. Marek, UF/IFAS Extension, Marion County, Ocala, FL and Y. Zhuang, UF/IFAS Extension, Central District, Apopka, FL. Situation: The projected population of Marion County is expected to reach over 411,000 people in 2025. With increasing urban ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, A. Marek, Central District, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Marion County, Natural Resources, UF IFAS Extension, Water Management, Y. Zhuang

RESTORING A 1920’S GOLF COURSE INTO AN ECOLOGICAL PARK: A CASE STUDY OF THE ROLLING HILLS


April 11, 2020

T. McIntyre, MS, CEP, University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL, USA and K. McCormick, University of Florida IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, FL, USA Situation: The Rolling Hills Park project is a Florida Communities ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Natural Resources, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, FFL, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, K. McCormick, Natural Resources, Parks, Sanford FL, Seminole County, T.McIntyre, UF IFAS Extension, Urban Ecology

LANDSCAPING FOR LIVESTOCK


April 11, 2020

Maxine Hunter*1, Caitlin Bainum*2 1. UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Horticulture Agent 2. UF/IFAS Extension Marion County Livestock Agent Corresponding author: Maxine32666@ufl.edu Marion County, FL is home to the “horse capital of the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Horticulture, Lawn, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2020, 2020 UF/IFAS Central District Symposium, Central District, Equine, FFL, Horticulture, Livestock, UF IFAS Extension

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